An Update from CancerCare
To our clients, advocates, friends and staff,
On behalf of CancerCare, I want to personally thank you for your continued support and let you know that your health and safety is our top priority. We are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) and would like to share some helpful guidelines to follow as we navigate this situation together.
Patricia J. Goldsmith, CancerCare CEO
Protect Yourself and Others
There is great uncertainty in the spread and dangers of COVID-19. Keep the following points in mind in order to reduce your exposure, especially as those with a cancer diagnosis can be at greater risk, should they contract the virus. Please keep apprised of more information at the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Have supplies ready:
Take everyday measures:
Interacting with your community:
Using caregivers and others:
Emotional Support for Yourself and Others
An ever-evolving event such as this can lead to increased anxiety, particularly for those affected by cancer. It is important to remember that while we do not have control of the world around us, we are not helpless in how we choose to respond. As a person effected by cancer, there are ways to cope with the feelings that may arise.
Take care of yourself: